just quickly…
January 28, 2009, 8:56 pm
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I’m sorry, you don’t know how hard i tried to resist posting this, but i can’t do it any more. It’s too perfect.

audio visual
January 25, 2009, 8:38 pm
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Developing a soft spot for these speakers by Sherwood Forlee… and the fact that he shares my passion for minesweeper means they must be brilliant!

nothing on tv
January 15, 2009, 12:01 am
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I want an antler chandelier. I know, it’s very ‘gone hunting’, but i want one. It would go well in the converted chapel I don’t own yet (and would need to convert), hanging somewhere above the breuer. Also, i’ve decided i’d like to go to a festival of some kind this year.

old skin and fingerprints

There’s something about old design magazines that makes the hefty price tags very, very tempting. You’re effectively investing in a frozen moment of time. I’m not just talking the aesthetics – it’s the smell and feel of the paper, the inks, the worn corners, the threads. Old skin and fingerprints of people who could now be dead. It’s cool.

PRINT: May-June 1985 The first exhibit here of contemporary Soviet type design is a revelation // Fine Print celebrates traditional book arts in the age of the computer.

PRINT: March-April 1958 Henry Wolf: Proof that better design and better business can go hand in hand. Describes visually how Wolf upgraded Esquire’s design, thereby improving its advertising and circulation.

PROGRESSIVE ARCHITECTURE: August 1967 Performance Design: Progressive Architecture examines in depth the new problem-solving methodology of systems analysis and its implications for the practice of architecture.


What do you get when you mix electro, set design geniuses and a dance floor big enough to plow? idreamelectric heaven. Sadly i have only attended first one on the list (which, to be fair, kept me deliriously happy for months), but let’s set them as goals for 2009 – new years resolutions may as well be fun. let’s D.A.N.C.E…

Justice // Reading 2008
Daft Punk // Wireless 2007
Etienne De Crecy // Transmusicales 2007